A Year in the Life of a Year
|A Year In the Life of a Year with Rhys Thomas OBE|
|Created by||Rhys Thomas|
|Written by||Rhys Thomas|
|Directed by||Rhys Thomas|
|Country of origin||United Kingdom|
|No. of series||1|
|No. of episodes||3|
|Executive producer(s)||Richard Webb/Ben Caudell|
|Running time||30 minutes|
|Production company(s)||BBC Comedy|
|Picture format||16:9 1080i|
|Original release||30 December 2016|
A Year in the Life of a Year is a British comedy programme created by and starring Rhys Thomas and co-starring his frequent collaborators, Lucy Montgomery, Tony Way and Simon Day. It is broadcast on BBC Two. The programme is a spoof review of significant national and cultural moments from the year gone by and uses re-edited and dubbed television and film output. Famous parodies included Paddington meets A Very English Scandal.
The programme was first broadcast on 30 December 2016 with the title 2016: A Year in the Life of a Year. A second episode, reviewing 2017, was announced in May 2017. The second show aired on the 30th of December on BBC Four. A third episode aired on BBC Two on 27 December 2018 and was critically acclaimed.
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